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Dr. Wayne G. Buhler
Interim Department Head and Professor; Extension Specialist

Wayne G. Buhler

Contact Information

Department of Horticultural Science
51E Kilgore Hall, Campus Box 7609
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7609

Office Phone: 919.515.5369
Fax: 919.515.2505

General Information

Ph.D. 1991, Purdue University

Wayne is the statewide coordinator of the Pesticide Safety Education Program and Director of the Southern Region Pesticide Safety Education Center. His main responsibility is to develop and distribute educational materials for the certification and recertification of North Carolina's Private and Commercial Pesticide Applicators and Dealers of restricted use pesticides. The program is developed in cooperation with faculty members working in other NC State University pesticide programs, the federal partners, and the N.C. Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services. A network of 98 Cooperative Extension Agents delivers the program at the county level.